Humana Security Contemporary Capability Lead ( virtual remote home office eligible) in Richmond, Virginia
The Security Capability Maturity Lead drives strategic contemporary security capability transformation across the security organization leveraging a cross functional team of security professionals and in partnership with key IT and business partners. This includes implementation of new and transformational security capabilities across key focus areas by establishing the transformation of people and processes, understanding cost implication of contemporary capability transformation, and implementing capabilities to secure and manage risk. The Security Capability Maturity Lead will build strategic partnerships and manage relationships between EIP and the appropriate IT and business teams to ensure alignment to overarching IT and business vision and strategy.
Implement people, process, and technology changes to deliver contemporary security capabilities to achieve the Board goals
Enable security to remain contemporary by continuously reviewing and updating security capabilities and identifying emerging technology trends and needs
Drive thought leadership in contemporary security capability transformation, and change management practices
Establish a contemporary security capability competency center with dedicated and matrixed resources to support all impacted delivery and operational areas during the contemporary security capability transformation
Work closely with EIP, IT, and business teams to identify and implement capabilities needed to remain contemporary in security
Drive contemporary capability transformation of operational security processes, organization, talent/skillsets, and capabilities to align with remaining contemporary focus areas and overarching IT and business strategy; understand impacts of long term capability transformation (e.g., operational budget and resource impacts)
Build and maintain relationships with key EIP, IT, and business leadership to understand the overarching IT strategy and align security strategy and implementation
Ensure applicable security investment roadmaps stay relevant and accurately reflect the investment plan and timing for contemporary security transformation
Own end to end accountability for the ongoing quality control development and delivery of security capabilities and services for each focus area. Accountable for program execution and delivery in line with initiative objectives, benefits, and success criteria. Develops, shares, and leverages best practices across security and IT
Work with the security and IT to define, prioritize, and manage projects that align with the overarching IT and business strategy
Lead cross functional teams to gather business requirements and clarify scope during initial discovery by conducting meetings/interviews, and facilitating large group/cross-functional sessions with partners
Effectively influence key stakeholders, team members, and peers outside of direct control of this role, to deliver optimal solutions in line with the best interests and expectations of contemporary security capability transformation
Conduct executive level briefings presentations and solution recommendations
Develop metrics and reporting that align with IT strategy and maturity goals
A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field or 8 years equivalent experience
Demonstrated experience tracking and implementing strategic and transformational initiatives and programs
Experience leading cross functional teams, projects, programs, and directing allocation of resources
Broad security industry, technology, and security knowledge including understanding of operations, technology, communications and processes
Strong leadership skills and track record of execution and delivery in strategic, high visibility areas
Digital leadership skills – capable of empowering and leading an IT team to meet business and IT security goals.
Business relationship management skills
Passion (obsession) for customer/user/member experience
Change leadership – demonstrated success promoting change by helping others to change and remove barriers
Flexible and adaptable dealing with ambiguous situations
Negotiation skills - both with internal key stakeholders and external regulators and vendors
Consulting skills – able to assimilate business knowledge and knowledge of internal customer’s unique needs/situation. Provide options and tools to make informed decisions.
Analytical skills to evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements.
Observational skills to validate data obtained via other techniques and expose new areas for elicitation.
Influencing Skills – ability to influence others at multiple organizational levels, to lead and work in a team environment; ability to lead collaborative efforts with user, development, business and support groups
Facilitation skills to lead requirements elicitation workshops
An understanding of contemporary requirements elicitation, analysis, specification, verification, and management practices and the ability to apply them in practice, prefer experience with several Software Development Life Cycles in a team environment.
Challenger skillset to teach, tailor and take control of opportunity definition & initiation with business partners
Strategic communicator – able to simplify the complex with proven experience presenting to top level executives.
Financial analysis & ROI modeling skills
Industry security certification (e.g., CISSP)
Industry project management certification (e.g., PMP)
Industry cloud certification (e.g., AWS Cloud Practitioner)
Knowledge or experience leading security maturity efforts (e.g., leveraging CMMI)
Prior experience implementing security transformation programs (or other trending technologies)
Scheduled Weekly Hours
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